Definition of Clownishness

1. n. The manners of a clown; coarseness or rudeness of behavior.



Definition of Clownishness

1. Noun. the state of being clownish ¹

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Definition of Clownishness

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Literary usage of Clownishness

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1. John Ruskin by Alice Christiana Thompson Meynell (1900)
"Ruskin about art"; and the inferior clownishness of that reviewer is only the latest mimicking of the higher clownishness of criticism a little earlier ..."

2. John Ruskin by Alice Christiana Thompson Meynell (1900)
"Ruskin about art"; and the inferior clownishness of that reviewer is only the latest mimicking of the higher clownishness of criticism a little earlier ..."

3. The North-Carolina Journal of Education by James D. Campbell, Calvin Henderson Wiley (1858)
"... which is neither more nor less than pure clownishness. If rusticity is the simplicity of sature, we confess we do not admire nature in that state. ..."

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